Nursing Home Abuse Statistics: The Prevalence of Nursing Home Abuse in the U.S. (Pt. 1)

September 12, 2014

Nursing home abuse can manifest in various ways, subjecting the residents of these facilities to physical, emotional, psychological and/or sexual abuse. While this thought is likely distressing in itself (especially if your loved one is currently residing in a nursing home in the U.S.), what may be more shocking and…
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Medical Malpractice Signs: 6 Things to Be Aware Of (Pt. 3)

September 6, 2014

Wrapping up our blog series Medical Malpractice Signs: 6 Things to Be Aware Of, below we will highlight some final warnings signs of medical malpractice that you should know. More Warning Signs of Medical Malpractice… 5. You Get Entirely Different Answers from Another Doctor With your health, it’s never a…
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Medical Malpractice Signs: 6 Things to Be Aware Of (Pt. 2)

August 31, 2014

Continuing where Medical Malpractice Signs: 6 Things to Be Aware Of (Pt. 1) left off, here we will carry on our discussion of common warning signs of medical malpractice that people should know. Additional Warning Signs of Malpractice 3. Your Doctor Can’t or Won’t Answer Your Questions Although doctors and…
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Medical Malpractice Signs: 6 Things to Be Aware Of (Pt. 1)

August 24, 2014

Medical malpractice is the third leading cause of death in the U.S., behind heart disease and cancer, according to the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). While this fact may be shocking enough, what is potentially more distressing are the facts that: More than 1 in 20 Americans will…
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When You May Have Been Subject to Insurance Bad Faith: 5 Signs (Pt. 3)

August 18, 2014

Here is the conclusion to our three-part blog When You May Have Been Subject to Insurance Bad Faith: 5 Signs. Another Sign of Insurance Bad Faith to Beware Of 5. When insurance agents excessively draw out their investigations…  This can be an unethical tactic used to put policyholders at a…
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When You May Have Been Subject to Insurance Bad Faith: 5 Signs (Pt. 2)

August 12, 2014

Continuing from When You May Have Been Subject to Insurance Bad Faith: 5 Signs (Pt. 1), here, we will carry on our discussion of insurance bad faith and signs of these illegal practices that policyholders should beware of. More Signs of Insurance Bad Faith… 3. When insurance agents try to…
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When You May Have Been Subject to Insurance Bad Faith: 5 Signs (Pt. 1)

August 6, 2014

Insurance companies sell policies on the premise of trust, claiming that they will be there for you when you are hurt or your property is damaged in an accident. Unfortunately, however, when it comes time for you to make a claim with your insurer who seemed so trustworthy when you…
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Surgery Errors and Medical Malpractice Claims (Pt. 2)

July 31, 2014

Picking up from where we left off in Surgery Errors and Medical Malpractice Claims (Pt. 1), here, we will continue our discussion regarding surgery errors, liability and injured people’s options for compensation. While the first part of this blog concentrated on discussing some specific and common types of surgery errors,…
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Surgery Errors and Medical Malpractice Claims (Pt. 1)

July 25, 2014

Undergoing surgery may be a scary enough proposition on its own, especially when these procedures are major, will go on for hours and may have some risks for patients. What can make the idea of surgery even more overwhelming, however, is the possibility of surgeons, nurses or other medical professionals…
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5 Facts to Know about Hospital Liability and Negligence (Pt. 3)

July 18, 2014

Here is the conclusion to our three-part blog 5 Facts to Know about Hospital Liability and Negligence. More Important Facts Regarding Hospital Liability Fact 4 – Hospitals can be liable if they retain incompetent staff. Another issue that can trigger hospital liability in malpractice cases is when hospitals fail to…
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